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RiverKings Aquire goaltender Green, and Defensemen Strukoff, Rivait in Swap with Marksmen

SOUTHAVEN, Miss - The Mississippi RiverKings have acquired goaltender Tyler Green and defensemen Graeme Strukoff and Nick Rivait from the Fayetteville Marksmen in exchange for goaltender Peter Di Salvo and defenseman Joe Sova. The announcement was made by Head Coach/Director of Hockey Operations Derek Landmesser.

Green, 25, began his SPHL career playing 19 games with the Peoria Rivermen in 2016-17 before being traded midseason to Fayetteville. Green totaled 1,284 minutes between both teams last season compiling a 2.89 GAA and .909 save-percentage. Before his professional career, the Flint, MI, native played four years at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Strukoff, 26, spent his first two professional seasons Fayetteville. The University of Alabama-Huntsville alum tallied 29 points (7G, 22A) and 181 penalty minutes over 111 games played with the formerly-named FireAntz.

Ravait, 26, comes to the RiverKings playing two years with Fayetteville and previously, four years in college at SUNY- Oswego. At 6-foot-3, 200 pounds, Ravait registered 37 points (7G, 30A) and 111 penalty minutes in 99 games played, all for the FireAntz.

The 2017-18 RiverKings season begins October 20th when the Knoxville IceBears visit Landers Center. Ticket packages are available now by visiting www.riverkings.com/familypacks or calling the RiverKings office at 662-342-1755.

About the Mississippi RiverKings
The RiverKings are supported by our community partners, season ticket holders, fans, and grants from Maddox Foundation, an independent private foundation based in Hernando, Miss. To find out more about the RiverKings, call 662-342-1755 or visit RiverKings.com.

 

Posted by TJ Chillot at 9:30 AM

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TEAM GP W L OT PTS
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